Outdoors

Enjoy the Ride

Passionate members of Southern Vermont’s mountain biking community share tips on mountain bike etiquette, safety, preparedness, and gear maintenance.

Outdoors

PAR FOR THE COURSE

Stratton Mountain Resort’s Golf Course Superintendent Shawn Murnaghan speaks on the past, present, and future of Stratton’s golf course and explains the craft of golf course maintenance.

Snow Sports

STRATTON’S SISTER: SUGARBUSH RESORT

A vacationer’s guide to Stratton’s distinguished northern neighbor – Sugarbush Resort.

Good Works

GOING GREEN

Southern Vermont’s environmental innovators speak on the future of sustainable community partnership.

Outdoors

A Beautiful Ride

Stratton Mountain gears up for summer action with its new mountain bike park.

Local

Hidden Treasures

Vermont’s classic car community comes out to play.

Outdoors

LGBTQ WINTER SUMMIT COMES TO STRATTON

This February, the resort welcomes outdoor enthusiast organization, Get Out and Trek, for an inclusive LGBTQ winter weekend.
STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY GET OUT AND TREK

Outdoors

All Geared Up

Phase 1 of the mountain biking park opens at Stratton Resort, adding to family fun for all levels of mountain biking enthusiasts in Manchester and the Mountains.
BY ANDREW MCKEEVER

Local

An Enchanted Forest

You’ll fall in love with everything that goes on at Merck Forest & Farmland Center.
BY ANITA RAFAEL

Local

A Hidden Treasure

Dig in at Retreat Farm. This one-of-a-kind place has something for everyone.

Features and Stories

She’s Got Game

Ever since Kathrine Switzer proved women could run the Boston Marathon and Billie Jean King schooled Bobby Riggs on the tennis court, women have embraced the joy that comes from playing sports. Whether it’s tennis, golf, hiking, or any of the other activities the Stratton area is famous for, summer is the time to get out and get sweating!

Snow Sports

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All Along the Clocktower

With the presence of Burton Snowboards, the U.S. Open Championships, and one of the earliest machine-built half-pipes at Stratton Mountain, the local population led the vanguard as the sport ventured from the fringe to the mainstream…

Snow Sports

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Gear for Going Up

You’ve plotted your route, packed your bags, and prepared yourself for the adventure ahead. Now, there’s just one thing left: gathering the gear you will need for a winter climb…

Snow Sports

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Up is the New Down

Earning your runs by climbing up before speeding down is a new way to appreciate your surroundings, as well as get a super workout…

Snow Sports

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Instruction Introductions

Meet Martha Dale, Toure Christie, and Sarah Knelp, three of the many instructors at Stratton Mountain Sports School who share a passion to teach children and adults how to embrace, enjoy, and excel on the mountain…

Out and About

29029 hikers
29029

This epic endurance challenge adds up to equal the height of the world’s highest peak— the 29,029 feet of Mount Everest…

Out and About

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The Stratton Foundation Charity Golf Outing

On a sunny June day, 67 golfers played in The Stratton Foundation’s Charity Golf Outing to support the foundation’s Moving Mountains initiative, which provides basic daily necessities to children in need so that they are cared for and ready to learn…

Outdoors

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What’s UP with SUP?

Stand-up paddleboarding provides a new perspective of the water, cools you off, slims you down, and gets you ready for the slopes as well. Perched atop a stand-up paddleboard, you’re guaranteed to experience the viridescent Vermont landscape from a singular and stunning perspective…

Outdoors

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The Wild Wild West

At WestFest, hundreds gather with bated breath as the Army Corps of Engineers releases Jamaica’s Ball Mountain Dam, transforming the West River into a whitewater kayaking haven almost instantaneously…

Outdoors

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Waters with an Edge

Looking to make a splash in Stratton this summer? In an area perhaps best known for its ski mountains, you may be surprised by just how much Vermont has to offer when it comes to warm weather fun. Here, summers are defined not just by the brilliant glow of the Green Mountains but by the crisp, cool, and clear waters waiting within…